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Python Language Summit 2018

Episode #179, published Wed, Sep 26, 2018, recorded Sun, Sep 30, 2018

The Python Language Summit is a yearly gathering of around 40 or 50 developers from CPython, other Python implementations, and related projects. It is held on the first day of PyCon. Many of the decisions driving Python forward are made at this summit. On this episode you'll meet Mariatta Wijaya, Łukasz Langa and Brett Cannon, three well-known core devs to walk us through the major topics of this year's summit.

Links from the show

Mariatta Wijaya: @mariatta
Łukasz Langa: @llanga
Brett Cannon: @brettsky

The 2018 Python Language Summit at LWN.NET: lwn.net/Articles/754152
Subinterpreter support for Python: lwn.net/Articles/754162
Modifying the Python object model: lwn.net/Articles/754163
A Gilectomy update: lwn.net/Articles/754577
Using GitHub Issues for Python: lwn.net/Articles/754779/
Shortening the Python release schedule: lwn.net/Articles/755224
Unplugging old batteries: lwn.net/Articles/755229
Linux distributions and Python 2: lwn.net/Articles/756628
Python static typing update: lwn.net/Articles/757218
Python virtual environments: lwn.net/Articles/757354
PEP 572 and decision-making in Python: lwn.net/Articles/757713
Getting along in the Python community: lwn.net/Articles/757714
Mentoring and diversity for Python: lwn.net/Articles/757715

Mariatta's blog on the event
Part 1: mariatta.ca
Part 2: mariatta.ca

Core mentorship office hours: devguide.python.org
Python core mentorship mailing list: mail.python.org
Episode transcripts: talkpython.fm

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